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SAS Macro Language 1: Essentials
October 15, 2018 - October 16, 2018
SAS Macro Language 1: Essentials, Monday and Tuesday, October 15 and 16, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Math Sciences 5628 (the Visualization Portal)
This course focuses on the components of the SAS macro facility and how to design, write, and debug macro systems. Emphasis is placed on understanding how programs with macro code are processed.
This course can help prepare you for the following certification exam(s): SAS Advanced Programming for SAS 9, SAS Certified Clinical Trials Programmer Using SAS 9.
Learn how to perform text substitution in SAS code, automate and customize the production of SAS code, conditionally or iteratively construct SAS code and use macro variables and macro functions.
Before attending this course, you should have completed the SAS Programming 2: Data Manipulation Techniques course or have equivalent knowledge. Specifically, you should be able to use a DATA step to read from or write to a SAS data set or external file, use DATA step programming statements such as IF-THEN/ELSE, DO WHILE, DO UNTIL, and iterative DO, use SAS data set options such as DROP=, KEEP=, and OBS=, use character functions such as SUBSTR, SCAN, INDEX, and UPCASE, form subsets of data using the WHERE clause, create and use SAS date values and constants and use SAS procedures such as SORT, PRINT, CONTENTS, MEANS, FREQ, TABULATE, and CHART.
Note: Only those currently affiliated with the University of California may attend this workshop.
To sign up, please click here: https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/4543590/Onsite-Workshops-University-of-California-Los-Angeles